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Young Carers

31 March 2017 (by admin)

Support Available

George Spicer is working together with DAZU-A charity that supports young carers and can provide counselling.

A Young Carer is a child under 18 who regularly helps to look after a family member or friend who is disabled, ill, has a mental health condition or addiction problem.

Children may engage in;
Practical tasks (cooking, housework and shopping)
Physical care (lifting or helping someone use the stairs)
Personal care (dressing, washing, helping with toilet needs)
Managing the family budget (collecting benefits and prescriptions)
Managing medication
Looking after younger siblings
Helping someone communicate

George Spicer can support young carers. If you, or a family member, needs support please contact Jennifer Masini Young carers School Operation Lead at Kimberley Gardens on 0208 367 5384. All contact will be treated in the strictest confidence.